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Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at Metaswitch

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 5 ratings in 2019)
"A relaxed but passionate atmosphere."
Culture
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.5 / 10
 
Hours
9.0 / 10
 
Salary
7.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.5 / 10
 
 
Training
6.2 / 10
 

Pros

  • People of all levels are approachable in the office and willing to help each other.
  • The flexible hours are popular and allow employees to have a good work/life balance.
  • Both starting pay and salary progression are seen as competitive in the industry.
  • Previous experience in coding is not a requirement at the company.

Cons

  • There’s considered to be a lack of diversity, though this is being addressed.
  • Some feel there is a lack of formal training.
  • While the pay is seen as being good, the pay structure could be more transparent.
  • A new office is being built, but the current one is getting run down.

What insiders say about...

"The interview is tough. Practising logic problems is the best way to prepare."

"People make a point of being approachable, it's important to how they get work done...."

"The office is quite old. At least the windows are big so there is light but it's..."

"You may need to work extra time some weeks but there is no expectation to do so regularly...."

"The pay is really good! There will be places that pay more but I haven't heard of..."

"The 7.5% pension contribution is nice and having the option to buy an additional..."

"My interview was made up of problem solving exercises and a chat about the problem..."

"I think we do fine here. Maybe some more bike facilities at the office would be nice...."

"We have separate mentors and managers but both of mine are equally approachable...."

"The company is largely male, as is generally the case in the software industry. Management..."

"It's fairly easy. Managers are happy to listen to your wishes and will tailor your..."

"I'm pretty satisfied. The work is generally interesting and involves solving lots..."

"Challenging and rewarding work as well as a sense of accomplishment and progress...."

"Work can be tough and frustrating at times."

"We have multiple TV-quiz champions, a former Big Brother contestant, multiple national-level..."

"Innovative, values employees, ambitious and fun."

"It takes and trains up people without a software background. This was extremely important..."

"Technical training is provided for new starters for the first six months. This focuses..."

"Make info on green policies more available."

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